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Access to Collections & Facilities

UMD Undergraduate Students

  • ID Required: UMD Student ID
  • Loan Period: Up to 12 weeks
  • Renewals Allowed: Unlimited
  • Maximum Loans: Unlimited
  • Equipment Loan: Available
  • Interlibrary Loan: Available
  • USMAI Privileges: Available
  • UBorrow: Available
  • Article Express: N/A
  • Book Paging: Available
  • Remote Access to Databases: Available
  • Late Night Study: Available

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UMD Graduate Students

  • ID Required: UMD Student ID
  • Loan Period: Up to a semester
  • Renewals Allowed: Unlimited
  • Maximum Loans: Unlimited
  • Equipment Loan: Available
  • Interlibrary Loan: Available
  • USMAI Privileges: Available
  • UBorrow: Available
  • Article Express: Available
  • Book Paging: Available
  • Remote Access to Databases: Available
  • Late Night Study: Available

UMD Graduate Students may borrow non-circulating or restricted library materials in some cases. Loans are due in February, June or October (Exception: Shady Grove circulates materials for 56 days).

UMD Graduate Students have additional privileges; see the LibGuide for details.

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UMD Graduate Assistant Borrowing for Faculty

  • ID Required: UMD Joint Card
  • Loan Period: Up to one year
  • Renewals Allowed: Unlimited
  • Maximum Loans: Unlimited
  • Equipment Loan: N/A
  • Interlibrary Loan: Available
  • USMAI Privileges: Available
  • UBorrow: Available
  • Article Express: Available
  • Book Paging: Available
  • Remote Access to Databases: N/A
  • Late Night Study: N/A

Loans are due in February, May or August (Exception: Shady Grove circulates materials for 180 days).

For more information about how to apply see UM Joint Card page.

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UMD Faculty & Staff

  • ID Required: UMD Faculty/Staff ID
  • Loan Period: Up to one year
  • Renewals Allowed: Unlimited
  • Maximum Loans: Unlimited
  • Equipment Loan: N/A
  • Interlibrary Loan: Available
  • USMAI Privileges: Available
  • UBorrow: Available
  • Article Express: Available
  • Book Paging: Available
  • Remote Access to Databases: Available
  • Late Night Study: Available

Loans are due in February, May or August (Exception: Shady Grove circulates materials for 180 days).

UMD Faculty and Staff have additional privileges; see: Faculty Special Borrowing Rules for details.

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UMD Regular Affiliates

A Regular Affiliate is someone who is not a student or employee of the university, but who is given access to limited university services by a sponsoring UMD department.

  • ID Required: UMD Affiliate ID
  • Loan Period: Up to 12 weeks
  • Renewals Allowed: Unlimited
  • Maximum Loans: Unlimited
  • Equipment Loan: N/A
  • Interlibrary Loan: N/A
  • USMAI Privileges: N/A
  • UBorrow: N/A
  • Article Express: N/A
  • Book Paging: Available
  • Remote Access to Databases: N/A
  • Late Night Study: N/A

UMD Regular Affiliates may borrow UMD materials only. Materials located in off-site storage may be requested.

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UMD Research Affiliates

A Research Affiliate is a person who is given library access based on a formal Memo of Understanding between the university and a non-university agency or organization.

  • ID Required: UMD Affiliate ID
  • Loan Period: Up to one year
  • Renewals Allowed: Unlimited
  • Maximum Loans: Unlimited
  • Equipment Loan: N/A
  • Interlibrary Loan: Available
  • USMAI Privileges: N/A
  • UBorrow: Available
  • Article Express: N/A
  • Book Paging: N/A
  • Remote Access to Databases: Available
  • Late Night Study: N/A

Loans are due in February, May or August (Exception: Shady Grove circulates materials for 180 days).

UMD Research Affiliates may borrow UMD materials and may request items from off-site storage.  Materials from USMAI cannot be borrowed directly, but may be requested through Interlibrary Loan.

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UMD Employee Designees & Fellow Designees

  • ID Required: Designee Borrowers Card and photo ID
  • Loan Period: Up to 56 days
  • Renewals Allowed: Unlimited
  • Maximum Loans: Unlimited
  • Equipment Loan: N/A
  • Interlibrary Loan: N/A
  • USMAI Privileges: N/A
  • UBorrow: N/A
  • Article Express: N/A
  • Book Paging: Available
  • Remote Access to Databases: N/A
  • Late Night Study: N/A

UMD Employee Designees and Fellow Designees may borrow UMD materials only.

For more information about designees visit the Employee Designee Affiliate webpage.

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UMD Retirees

  • ID Required: UMD Faculty/Staff ID (Note: the ID must state RETIREE or EMERITUS on it)
  • Loan Period: Up to one year
  • Renewals Allowed: Unlimited
  • Maximum Loans: Unlimited
  • Equipment Loan: N/A
  • Interlibrary Loan: Available
  • USMAI Privileges: N/A
  • UBorrow: Available
  • Article Express: N/A
  • Book Paging: N/A
  • Remote Access to Databases: Available
  • Late Night Study: N/A

Loans are due in February, May or August (Exception: Shady Grove circulates materials for 180 days).

UMD Faculty and Staff have additional privileges; see: Faculty Special Borrowing Rules for details.

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USMAI Students, Faculty, and Staff

  • ID Required: University ID from other USMAI campuses
  • Loan Period: Same as UMD students/faculty/staff for UMD materials
  • Renewals Allowed: Same as UMD students/faculty/staff for UMD materials
  • Maximum Loans: Unlimited
  • Equipment Loan: N/A
  • Interlibrary Loan: Available, but based out of user's home campus
  • USMAI Privileges: Available
  • UBorrow: N/A
  • Article Express: N/A
  • Book Paging: N/A
  • Remote Access to Databases: Available, but only the databases that the home institution subscribes to are accessible
  • Late Night Study: Available. See Late Night Study for details.

Loan periods and renewals for USMAI materials vary by owning library.

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UMUC Students, Faculty, and Staff

  • ID Required: University ID and photo ID
  • Loan Period: Same as UMD students/faculty/staff for UMD materials
  • Renewals Allowed: Same as UMD students/faculty/staff for UMD materials
  • Maximum Loans: Unlimited
  • Equipment Loan: N/A
  • Interlibrary Loan: Available, but based out of user's home campus
  • USMAI Privileges: Available
  • Article Express: N/A
  • UBorrow: N/A
  • Book Paging: N/A
  • Remote Access to Databases: Available, but only the databases that the home institution subscribes to are accessible
  • Late Night Study: N/A, except with Late Night Study Card that can be obtained through the UMUC online form

Loan periods and renewals for USMAI materials vary by owning library.  For more information about UMUC privileges at UMD libraries please visit the UMUC library page or view the brochure

 

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CIRLA Faculty & Graduate Students

Faculty and graduate students from CIRLA (Chesapeake Information and Research Library Alliance) institutions.

  • ID Required: Community Borrowers Card and photo ID
  • Cost of Borrowing: N/A
  • Loan Period: Up to 30 days
  • Renewals Allowed: Only one renewal
  • Maximum Loans: 25 items at any one time
  • Equipment Loan: N/A
  • Interlibrary Loan: N/A
  • USMAI Privileges: N/A
  • UBorrow: N/A
  • Article Express: N/A
  • Book Paging: N/A
  • Remote Access to Databases: N/A
  • Late Night Study: N/A

Borrowed items are subject to recall. However, Community Borrowers may not recall items from other users.

For more information about how to apply, visit Community Borrowers page.

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OCLC Faculty

Faculty from OCLC Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing institutions

  • ID Required: Community Borrowers Card and photo ID
  • Cost of Borrowing: N/A
  • Loan Period: Up to 30 days
  • Renewals Allowed: Only one renewal
  • Maximum Loans: 25 items at any one time
  • Equipment Loan: N/A
  • Interlibrary Loan: N/A
  • USMAI Privileges: N/A
  • UBorrow: N/A
  • Article Express: N/A
  • Book Paging: N/A
  • Remote Access to Databases: N/A
  • Late Night Study: N/A

Borrowed items are subject to recall. However, Community Borrowers may not recall items from other users. 

For more information about how to apply, visit Community Borrowers page.

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Other Community Members

  • ID Required: Community Borrowers Card or Community Researchers Card, and photo ID
  • Cost of Borrowing, Community Borrowers: $25 current UMD Alumni Association members and Friends of the Library, $50 in-state resident, $100 out-of-state resident; free to Lifetime Members (membership obtained prior to 04/01/12), as well as NASA Goddard and NOAA employees with valid ID
  • Cost of Borrowing, Community Researchers: $100 (available to MD residents only), and free to CIC Faculty and Graduate Students (with valid CIC Reciprocal Borrower's or CIC university ID card)
  • Loan Period, Community Borrowers: Up to 30 days
  • Loan Period, Community Researchers: Up to 56 days
  • Renewals Allowed, Community Borrowers: 1
  • Renewals Allowed, Community Researchers: 2
  • Maximum Loans, Community Borrowers: 25 items at any one time
  • Maximum Loans, Community Researchers: 100 items at any one time
  • Choice of Pick-up Location: Available*
  • Equipment Loan: N/A
  • Interlibrary Loan: N/A
  • USMAI Privileges: N/A
  • UBorrow: N/A
  • Article Express: N/A
  • Book Paging: Available
  • Remote Access to Databases: N/A
  • Late Night Study: N/A

Borrowed items are subject to recall. However, Community Borrowers and Community Researchers may not recall items from other users.

*Community Borrowers and Community Researchers may request eligible items on shelf at UMD to be transferred and picked up at other USMAI locations. 

For more information about how to apply, visit Community Borrowers page.

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